I am very excited for the second edition of our Wine Bloggers Tasting here at Monte Bello, and I look forward to tasting with our guest Wine Bloggers tomorrow! As noted in a previous post, the tasting will be at… Read More ›
Discussions and comments about specific varietals and/or blends.
Had the occasion to taste 1997 Monte Bello with Paul Draper today; here’s a quick report: Rich, dark, deep plumminess in the bowl, evidencing surprisingly viscous legs for only being 12.9% abv … astonishingly concentrated nose; succulent and juicy; hints of cassis,… Read More ›
Lovely, lovely article on our 2006 Monte Bello Chardonnay (Ridge Vineyards Monte Bello Chardonnay: Relying on Nature and Tradition), and it comes in the context of us being nominated for an award from the good folks over at Luxist. How’s… Read More ›
This Saturday, our two tasting rooms (Lytton Springs & Monte Bello) will be hosting members of our ATP Wine Program for an After-Hours Event, celebrating the launch of our new 2008 Buchignani Ranch Carignane. Every vintage, this 100% solo-varietal old-vine Carignane is… Read More ›
This article could have been subtitled “In Defense Of Old-Vine Field Blends,” and so I say, cheers to Paul Gregutt for writing it, and cheers to the Seattle Times for running it! You can check it out here: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/wineadviser/2011961704_pacificpadviser06.html